ALSN Vol. 10, No. 5
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Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2005 - 17:00, By: Margaret Wahl
You hope it won’t happen, but sometimes it does: an emergency. Here’s one couple’s experience and recommendations. Only their names have been changed, at their request.
Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2005 - 17:00, By: Freelance
It’s not uncommon in ALS for something unexpectedly and abruptly to aggravate your airway and throw you into a choking fit. I know from personal experience that these choking, gagging, gasping spells are physically exhausting, frustrating and upsetting for both the choker and the caregiver.
Write on! Low-cost, low-tech items can boost weak hands
Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2005 - 17:00, By: Other
In this age of text-messaging and voice mail, it’s easy to forget how important it is to be able to jot down a note, sign your name, or write a grocery list.
Handwriting is indeed one of those “don’t-know-what-you-got-till-it’s-gone...